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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Social sciences

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,344 to £44,919 + TLR2c £3017

What skills and experience we're looking for

    • Have a passion for social sciences & a drive to ensure that all students engage in a broad and balanced curriculum.
    • Have knowledge of what makes a successful team & skillset to motivate teachers to continually improve & enhance their curriculum.
    • Be up to date and familiar with the exam board and curriculum changes with the social sciences.

What the school offers its staff

This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a school with an excellent Humanities team. The candidate will teach one of the Social Sciences. (Psychology preferred).

If you are looking to work in a great school with a clear team ethos, a collaborative approach to teaching & learning plus fantastic facilities; then Roding Valley could be the place for you.

We can offer:

  • A team of highly skilled specialists across the humanities subjects
  • A highly-skilled line manager who will support you to be an excellent head of department.
  • Opportunities for continual professional development, including opportunities to ‘act up’ into senior roles & apply to be on our Extended Leadership Team
  • Be part of a team of talented, subject specialist, middle & senior middle leaders
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with Trust schools (CLP)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • A comprehensive induction programme and an innovative Continuous Professional Development programme; including two coaching cycles.
  • Bike to work Scheme.
  • Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Roding Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1439 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

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